Baseball Movies Available for Streaming

On lazy weekend afternoons in the spring, I like to watch baseball movies. Here is a list of a few full movies available to stream online. The films on YouTube are free to anyone, Netflix requires a monthly subscription.

The Jackie Robinson Story starring Jackie Robinson as himself is available to stream in its entirety on YouTube

The Jackie Robinson Story starring Jackie Robinson as himself is available to stream in its entirety on YouTube

YouTube:
1. Soul of the Game (1996)
2. The Jackie Robinson Story (1950)
3. Bingo Long Travelling All Stars and Motor Kings(1976)
4. Angels in the Outfield (1994)

Netflix:
10. Up for Grabs (2009) – The absurd true story of the legal battle over Barry Bonds’ record setting 73rd home run ball.

9. Headin’ Home (1920) – The “true story” of baseball great Babe Ruth; Ruth plays himself.

8. Boys of Summer (2010) – Documentary film on the subject of Curacao’s little league team that competed in the LL World Series seven consecutive years.

7. The Perfect Game (2009) – Dramatization of the story of Monterrey, Mexico’s 1957 Little League World Series team.

In the spirit of Hoosiers, We Are Marshall, The Perfect Game tells the story of a Little League team from Monterrey, Mexico.

In the spirit of Hoosiers and We Are Marshall, The Perfect Game tells the story of a Little League team from Monterrey, Mexico.


6. Knuckleball! (2012) – A documentary about baseball’s most interesting pitch. Tim Wakefield‘s career is studied.

5. ESPN 30 for 30: Silly Little Game (2010) – The true story of how the invention of “Rotisserie” Baseball led to the billion dollar fantasy sports industry.

4. Bull Durham (1988) – You just got lesson number one: don’t think; it can only hurt the ball club.

3. Ballplayer – Pelotero (2011) – Two top baseball prospects in the Dominican Republic face fierce competition and corruption as they chase their big league dreams.

2. ESPN 30 for 30: Little Big Men (2010) – The 1982 Kirkland, Washington Little League team captured hearts and inspired a nation.

1. Ken Burns: Baseball (1996) – The celebrated documentarian Ken Burns gives us a nineteen-hour documentary on the history of the sport. Required viewing for every fan.

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2 Comments

  1. If I missed any good ones, please feel free to lead the way to them here in the comments!

  2. You know about all the free games available on the MLB Classic YouTube channel, right? A couple hundred, I think, in their entirety. And lots and lots of Ichiro games!

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